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Senior Manager Software Engineering, Web Platform - P209623

Riverwoods, IL 60015
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\u003Cp\u003EAt Discover, be part of a culture where diversity, teamwork and collaboration reign. Join a company that is just as employee-focused as it is on its customers and is consistently awarded for both. \u003Cstrong\u003EWe\u0027re all about people, and our employees are why Discover is a great place to work. \u003C/strong\u003EBe the reason we help millions of consumers build a brighter financial future and achieve yours along the way with a rewarding career.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EThis position is for a Senior Manager role within the Digital Development department at Discover. In this role, you will manage highly engaged engineering teams responsible for delivering high performing web platform services and customer facing experiences for Discover\u0027s award-winning customer servicing website. The role will entail coaching and guiding agile teams to their full potential, partnering with product managers across multiple business lines, and helping to shape and execute the department\u0027s cloud and modernization strategy. In this position you will be expected to provide leadership to teams delivering on a wide variety of simultaneous project efforts; while ensuring that demanding website availability standards are achieved.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EWhy work at Discover? Because Discover is a recognized leader as a direct bank and payments partner that fosters a challenging and rewarding work environment.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003EYou will be successful at Discover if you can:\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoach and develop a strong staff responsible for all phases of application development and implementation process including analysis, design, development, testing, and ongoing support.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EConsult with business and technology partners to recommend and implement process and technical innovations that accelerate the delivery of Discover\u0027s short and long term business requirements.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESuccessfully communicate metrics, status, and obstacles to multiple levels within the organization.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDrive continuous improvement across all facets of your team\u0027s daily activity (people, process, and technology)\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EReview and evaluate the work of the staff and prepare and deliver performance evaluations.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cbr\u003EResponsible for the application ownership, development delivery, and support for value streams. Manages a team, including hiring, directing, mentoring, and assigning work.\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EResponsibilities\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003ECoaches and mentors team members.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003ESupports individuals to achieve their individual development goals.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilizes Agile and Lean practices to identify and solve systemic issues.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EConsults with management in the analysis of short- and long-range business requirements and recommends innovations.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUtilizes tools to support data-driven decision making.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EIdentifies and removes blockers to enable the team to meet business goals.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManages software ownership and development from initial concept through continuous improvement.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EMinimum Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EAt a minimum, here\u0027s what we need from you:\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EBachelor\u0027s Degree in Computer Science or related technical field\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E8\u002B years of experience in Application Development\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003E2\u002B years of experience in supervising\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EPreferred Qualifications\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E\u003Cstrong\u003EIf we had our say, we\u0027d also look for\u003Cbr\u003E\u003C/strong\u003E\u003C/p\u003E\u003Cul\u003E\u003Cli\u003EHighly motivated individual\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to thrive in an ever-changing environment\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong people management skills, including coaching and effective performance management.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EDemonstrated knowledge and experience leading software development teams responsible for large-scale, high-performance, applications\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EUnderstanding of software engineering principles, application architecture, and infrastructure platforms\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EAbility to build strong relationships with technology and business partners\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrong verbal, written \u0026 presentation skills.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EExperience with all aspects of application development techniques, such as Testing, Change Management, Disaster Recovery, Agile.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EManagement experience of onsite and offshore staffing.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EProven ability in being able to articulate various business and technical concepts to upper management with clarity.\u003C/li\u003E\u003Cli\u003EStrategic vision of Internet applications and technologies.\u003C/li\u003E\u003C/ul\u003E \u003C/p\u003E\u003Cp\u003E \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cp\u003E The same way we treat our employees is how we treat all applicants - with respect. Discover Financial Services is an equal opportunity employer (EEO is the law). We thrive on diversity \u0026 inclusion. You will be treated fairly throughout our recruiting process and without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status in consideration for a career at Discover. \u003C/p\u003E \u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E



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Posted: 2019-11-05 Expires: 2019-12-12

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